121 persons missing

KAVRE: As many as 121 women and children went missing in the last fiscal in Kavre. According to Kavre District Police Office, as many as 75 women, 23 minor girls, and 23 minor boys had gone missing in the district. SI Sita Shrestha, of Woman and Children Service Centre at Kavre Police, said police had found only 53 persons, including 23 women, 19 minor boys, and 11 minor girls. She said more girls might have been found, but their guardians did not inform the police. Various cases of rape and violence were also filed. According to police, as many as 24 women committed suicide by hanging themselves, consuming poison and drowning, in the last fiscal. More than 100 cases of were filed at the centre, of which 51 were sorted out through agreement.

CG constructs schools

KAVRE: Chaudhary Group has constructed buildings in two schools, which were destroyed in the April 25 earthquake at Dhulikhel in Kavre. Binod Chaudhary, Chairman of the group, and Dilliram Rimal, director general of Education Department, handed over the school buildings to the concerned authority at a programme on Tuesday. The school buildings were constructed by Chaudhary Foundation under its CG Academy project. CG also built school buildings of Bal Mandir Lower Secondary, Dhulikhel and Janajyoti High School, Janagal under the project. Chairman Chaudhary said that CG had plans to construct more than 100 community school buildings in the district. Earlier, it had constructed 70 transitional homes at Mechhe in Kathmandu, 60 at Changunarayan of Bhaktapur, 76 at Burungchuli and Lokundol of Lalitpur. Likewise, 200 transitional homes are under construction in Dolalghat.

CC cameras useless

RAUTAHAT: Close Circuit Cameras installed in the district headquarters aiming to control criminal and other illegal activities were found useless in the city areas of Gaur Municipality in Rautahat. The sub-standard cameras became dysfunctional after seven months of installation. Due to lack of proper care and maintenance, as many as 22 such cameras have become useless in the city area. Rautahat Chamber of Commerce and Industry, District Development Committee, and Gaur Municipality, among other donor agencies had helped install the cameras at a cost of of 1.2 million rupees in the city areas. RCCI members said the cameras had gone dysfunctional due to lack of maintenance on the part of stakeholders. Donor agencies said DSP Bhim Dhakal had bought low quality cameras. DPO had received donation of three lakh rupees from RCCI, three lakh each from DDC and Gaur Municipality for installation.